Rain, thunder, snow, snow squalls, and flash freezing all possible this afternoon

Graphics from the National Weather Service at Buffalo precipitation timing and procession for a quick arctic movement across Western New York late this afternoon. Allegany County is roughly depicted by our white square.

BREAKING: A mixture of precipitation and dropping temperatures of some 25 degrees within a one-to-two hour period may create a “treacherous evening commute” late this afternoon and into the evening hours, depending on timing and location, according to the National Weather Service (NWS) at Buffalo.

The NWS graphic provides a summary of the precipitation mix and timing as an arctic front moves quickly across Western New York.

Be Aware. Be Prepared. Stay Safe.TM and monitor for any updates.

More detail for the region
Additional information, including winds and precipitation timing for specific locations in Allegany and each adjoining county, provided by three different National Weather Service (NWS) forecast centers, is available through our exclusive Weather Resources page links at https://bit.ly/3YAlcPI or by using the link in the left column of this page.

Forecasts for this week also are provided in this resource.

As always, we are seeking volunteers who have an interest in weather and other types of disaster preparedness to expand our coverage and community education. For further information, contact us at AlleganyHopeWNY@outlook.com or (484) 435-0503.

Ongoing weather preparedness information
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